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News tag: ADHD


Exposure to prenal pollution affects baby’s development

26 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Pollution reaching a mother’s womb may affect children’s brains, contributing to slower processing speeds and behavioral problems that include attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms, research reveals. The study focuses on polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), toxic pollutants resulting from vehicle emissions, coal burning, and smoking, Xinhua agency reported. After PAHs…


Vitamin D, omega-3 fatty acids influence brain serotonin levels

27 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Eating plenty of sea fish and outdoor activities increase the levels of serotonin, the brain chemical with a role in improving the symptoms related to several brain disorders, new research found. Clinical disorder, including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and depression share the…


Diagnosis of A.D.H.D may result in higher risk of dying young

27 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A diagnosis of attention deficit disorder may also translate into a higher risk of dying young compared to those without the condition, new research suggests. Most likely, reasons why people with the disorder perish include automobile crashes and other accidents. The study, largest of ADHD to date, examined nearly two…


Binge eating patients benefit from ADHD drug

15 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
To effectively treat people with binge eating disorder (BED), a popular drug for ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) shows promise in a clinical trial, researchers announced. In the U.S., at least 4 million people suffer from binge eating disorder, a condition that pushes people to eat excessively, which leads to serious medical…